Decorative image

Tests to diagnose

You might have one or more of these tests to check whether your symptoms are due to nasopharyngeal cancer. 

Nasendoscopy

Read about what a nasendoscopy is, how you have it and what happens afterwards. 

Panendoscopy

Your doctor uses a series of connected telescopes with a camera to check for any signs of cancer. Find out how you have it and what happens afterwards.

Testing your lymph nodes

To find out if there are any cancer cells in your lymph nodes in your neck you might have a test called a fine needle aspiration or a needle biopsy. Find out more. 

Last reviewed: 
02 Sep 2014

Information and help